29 July 2022
#AntarcticLog: Down with Alvin
Posted by Shane Hanlon
#AntarcticLog is a series of comics by Karen Romano Young. You can find the originals here.
Down with Alvin! That’s where the scientists aboard R/V Atlantis are headed. As Alvin Science Verification Expedition chief scientist Adam Soule says, “our human brain is good at seeing what’s different in an environment — anything from organic shapes to unusual colors.”
Besides taking us safely to much more of the sea floor than ever before, Alvin has the tools to carry home all we need to learn about the deep sea when we’re back aboard, or back ashore. This week’s comic shows how.
For more about our expedition, follow the daily blog here.
–Karen Romano Young is a writer, artist, deep-sea diver, and polar explorer. Follow her on Twitter & Instagram.